Tag Archives: Reforestation
Ontario Tree Seed Plant

Urgent: Save Ontario’s Seed

On August 23, 2017, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) announced the closure of the Ontario Tree Seed Plant, effective September 2018. The Ontario Tree Seed Plant and its public seed bank provide genetically appropriate seed for reforestation on Ontario’s Crown land, afforestation planting programs such as the 50 Million Tree Program and Species at Risk Farm Incentive […]

Aspens bust, diseased mice boom

Decline of Western U.S. trees swells population of rodents that carry sin nombre virus By Susan MiliusWeb edition : Friday, January 7th, 2011 DANGEROUSLY CUTE Deer mice carrying a deadly virus are becoming more common in the West as a sudden and mysterious loss of aspen trees has effects rippling throughout the ecosystem, new research […]